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353, Lot: 703. Estimate $200.
Sold for $300. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

John III Ducas (Vatatzes). Emperor of Nicaea, 1222-1254. AV Hyperpyron (25.5mm, 3.97 g, 6h). Magnesia mint. Struck circa 1232-1254. Christ Pantokrator enthroned facing; • to right above throne / John standing facing, holding labarum and akakia, being crowned by the Theotokos (Virgin Mary). DOC 6b; SB 2073. VF, some graffiti in the margins, traces of earthen deposits.


From the collection of Dr. Lawrence A. Adams. Ex Ponterio & Wyatt 7 (22 June 1982), lot 39 (where it realized $275).